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Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon offsets will be diverted to Fortescue’s decarbonisation plan to achieve Real Zero by 2030, the... 

New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to joint venture (JV) Lobito Atlantic Railway was announced in July during a ceremony hosted by the... 

Supplier hones in-country offering
22nd September 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG has established itself in Zambia as a single point of contact and reliable supplier of all essential quality branded products and essential support services, thereby ensuring high productivity, reduced energy consumption, reduced downtime and long service life of... 

Nothing less than beneficial outcome needed from Transnet partnership – Motsepe
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The partnership of South Africa’s mining industry and State-owned rail enterprise Transnet must translate into “results, results, results”, African Rainbow Minerals executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe emphasised at the diversified mining company’s presentation of 2023 financial results. On... 

South Africa must make Transnet work, or economy will grind to a halt – Menar
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has no option but Transnet, and the country must make the State logistics enterprise work or the entire economy will grind to a halt, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu highlighted in an interview with Mining Weekly. Menar is a private investment company with an actively managed portfolio of... 

Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana Rare Earths has reported that the project can be put into production in less than 18 months. 

Service agreements reduce cost of ownership
22nd September 2023

The productive uptime of capital equipment is often compromised by heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) failure, with a primary casualty being the machine’s total cost of ownership (TCO), says local developer and manufacturer of custom designed HVAC systems Booyco Engineering.... 

Party pooper
22nd September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As D-Day for the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) approaches, it is evident that the National Treasury will need to go against the political grain if it is to achieve its objective of presenting a “credible fiscal framework”. That political grain is determined by the fact that 2024 is... 

Five more Western Cape rail corridors targeted for recovery – PRASA
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) says it has, to date, recovered eight lines in the Western Cape following the complete collapse of service during the Covid-19-pandemic. Six of the lines in the Western Cape are operating using the new blue electric motor units, otherwise known as... 

City of Cape Town to launch dispute mediation process on PRASA devolution, service standards
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city is briefing its lawyers to launch an intergovernmental dispute on passenger rail devolution and service standards.  Hill-Lewis says the city has been unable to form a joint devolution working committee with national government as it attempts to... 

Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is more than 70% complete. 

Transnet says indebted companies are behind the calls for its CEO’s removal
21st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s beleaguered state ports and rail company deepened its feud with the private sector, accusing business chambers of intimidation because they owe it money. A September 12 letter from a business chamber in Durban, the site of Africa’s biggest container port, to the minister of public... 

Commodities trader Trafigura revamps senior leadership across divisions
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Global commodities trader Trafigura has reshuffled some of its senior leadership positions, the company said on Tuesday, with the need to replace outgoing chief operations officer and board member Mike Wainwright leading to a wider revamp. The moves are likely to give the company's energy... 

Rio Tinto shoulders Simandou iron-ore bill as Chinese funds delayed – sources
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Rio Tinto has been solely funding preparatory work at the blocks it holds at Simandou, one of the world's largest untapped iron-ore deposits, as its Chinese partners are yet to make their funds available, two sources close to the matter said. The Anglo-Australian miner owns two of four Simandou... 

Rail link to Port Elizabeth port damaged by rough seas
18th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Transnet Freight Rail's (TFR's) rail link into the Port of Port Elizabeth has been heavily damaged by rough sea conditions that caused a wash-away of the track formation on September 16. This is impacting on the transport of manganese to the port for export, as train movements have been... 

Adriatic Metals to start output at Bosnia silver mine in November
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

 British-based mineral exploration company Adriatic Metals plans to start production at its Vares Silver Project in central Bosnia in November, the first mine to open in Europe in over a decade, its CEO Paul Cronin said in an interview on Monday. Around 800 000 t of polymetallic ore will be dug... 

Rio donates C$4m to Canadian rail training
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) has announced a C$4-million donation, over two years to bilingual college Cégep de Sept-Îles in Quebec, for the construction of its new pavilion for training, research and innovation in the railway, industrial maintenance and energy... 

First-rate rail model needed to put South Africa on competitive path, says Thungela
15th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Once short-term and medium-term rail restoration has been achieved, a best-of-breed approach should be adopted to put South Africa on a competitive logistics path, says thermal coal exporter Thungela. “We need to develop a model that allows a best-of-breed to be able to run some of the critical... 

Overstocked Motus faces slowing South African new-vehicle market
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Following seven months of trading, it is clear that the South African new-car market is unlikely to reach the 540 000 to 560 000 units expected at the beginning of the calendar year, says Motus CEO Osman Arbee. Speaking at the company’s results briefing for the financial year ended June 30, he... 

Road freight growth subsiding, rail sector struggling – Ctrack index
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) retreated further in July to an index level of 120.8, the lowest level this year since March’s 120.5.  This represents a decrease of 1.2% during the month of July.  

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